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    1963 Chicago Cubs Team Signed Baseball with Ken Hubbs from The Ken Aspromonte Collection. The 1963 season would be the last for 1962 National League Rookie of the Year Ken Hubbs, who joins Roberto Clemente and Thurman Munson as great stars who perished in airplane crashes. Hubbs is one of twenty-four Cubs who appear on this Chicago Cubs baseball. Staining appears on the toned ball. The signatures average 8/10 to 9/10. Hubbs' signature rates 8/10. Others who signed include: Mathews, Burke, Grammas, Buhl, Bertell, Schaffer, Baker, Landrum, Burton, McDaniel, Ranew, Williams, Brock, Banks, Kennedy, Aspromonte, Elston, Rodgers, Boccabella, Boros and two more. Letter of provenance from Ken Aspromonte. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    The Ken Aspromonte Collection

    Born in Brooklyn in 1931, Aspromonte made his Major League debut on September 2, 1957, just a few weeks before the Dodgers broke the hearts of his friends and family with their Ebbets Field exit. The skilled second baseman led a peripatetic professional career, representing six Big League franchises in as many years before crossing the Atlantic as one of the early American representatives of Japan's Nippon League. We find the souvenirs of that exciting career on the pages that follow, consigned to this auction by Mr. Aspromonte himself. Each lot will be accompanied by his personal signed letter of provenance.


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    November, 2016
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